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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Sketchers Delaware





Fellow sketch enthusiasts and artists Niki Rose Chester, Rebecca Howell and Vivienne Cameron from New Castle County, Jan Crumpley from Kent and myself and Morgan Golladay from Sussex, have formed a group to encourage others to come out and sketch on location with us and then share what they've done with each other and online. Our intention is to raise the artistic, storytelling and educational value of on-location drawing, promoting its practice and connecting people around the world who draw on location where they live and travel.



Sketchers Delaware is an all-volunteer nonprofit dedicated to fostering a community of artists in the First State who practice on-location drawing.



We are considering whether we want to form an official Delaware Chapter of Urban Sketchers* but at any rate, we plan on offering Sketch Crawl Events on the second Sunday of every month in each of the 3 counties of Delaware, alternating among them, searching out interesting locations that offer a variety of sketching opportunities.



Oh! And by the way, there’s no fee to join, no meetings to attend, no major commitment except to come out and sketch with us and have fun! 




*Urban Sketchers is an all-volunteer nonprofit dedicated to fostering a global community of artists who practice on-location drawing. Their mission is to raise the artistic, storytelling and educational value of on-location drawing, promoting its practice and connecting people around the world who draw on location where they live and travel. For more information, visit their website:http://www.urbansketchers.org/

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Milwaukee Sketchbook

I love to sketch in Milwaukee when I go visit my daughter. It's such a great old city with so much charm and interesting places. She works as a Stage Manager at Next Act Theatre and so when she has to work, I go out exploring with the sketchbook and art supplies! Hope you enjoy!




















Visiting Milwaukee for Thanksgiving

A Photo Essay

Sail boat on Lake Michigan


Milwaukee Art Museum hallway - Calatrava's amazing architecture

Looking in the opposite direction!

Architectural details

Chihuly's glass sculpture


I love this space!

Calder mobile in the main lobby

Looking down - Oldenburg

Tiffany Glass Lamp

Ceramics and Pottery -  Arts and Crafts and more


Beautiful spaces

Exterior of MAL

View of Lake Michigan

Hans Hofffman

Mark Rothko

Post-Thanksgiving dinner at Jessica and Dave's house.

Apple and Pumpkin Pies

Dave and Jessica preparing dinner

Having fun in the kitchen


Seeing "A Christmas Carol" at The Guthrie

Enjoying the beautiful theater!

Spending the day at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Great Bones!